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Virginia’s climate action on carbon emissions ready for rollout, needs funding fix

Virginia has a cap-and-trade program on the books and ready to go that should reduce greenhouse emissions from power plants by 30 percent. Unfort...

EPA pollution plan stalls progress on climate change

Today the Trump administration released its replacement to a federal plan to tackle climate change and, as predicted, the industry-friendly alter...

Fate of Virginia’s carbon reduction program lies with Governor

The clock is ticking for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to act on the state budget currently sitting on his desk. By May 3rd, the Governor must...

EPA attack on mercury rule is dangerous for the South

A Trump administration plan that would open the door to more mercury emissions from power plants is unlawful and could, in a worst case, add 240...

EPA plan would allow more toxics in the air and water

There are just two weeks left to support one of the nation’s most successful air-pollution protections from a scheduled gutting under a Trump adm...

Permit to pollute withdrawn after N.C. community pushes back

After months of intense legal and public pressure, Malec Brothers, a methyl bromide log fumigation company, formally withdrew its air permit appl...

Trump EPA could let coal plants spew more mercury

The Trump administration wants to allow electric utilities to spew more mercury from plants, reversing one of the nation’s most successful pollut...

Clean Power Plan “replacement” steers Southeast in the wrong direction

The Trump administration’s feeble replacement proposal for the Clean Power Plan reverses course, threatening to increase greenhouse gas pollution...

Cooper prepares North Carolina for climate change

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper today took a decisive step forward to fight climate change and strengthen the resiliency of communities after...

EPA proposes do-nothing approach to greenhouse gas rule

The Trump EPA today extended its unprecedented streak of placating polluters, this time floating a plan that will do little or nothing to reduce...

Trump administration releases destructive rollback of clean car standards

Today, the Trump administration released its proposal to rollback clean car standards – freezing fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissi...

Community rises up against N.C. timber fumigation plant

It was supposed to be a routine public hearing about a permit for a log fumigation facility in Delco, North Carolina. But the people of Delco sho...

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